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Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/musks-free-speech-moves-on-twitter-have-so-far-been-unimpressive ❖ When Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter was first announced this past April I said that the purchase likely wouldn't go through if the empire thought it posed a threat to its information interests. I said that any reduction of censorship

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-us-government-sees-silicon-valley-as-part-of-its-propaganda-machine ❖ The Biden administration is reportedly considering opening a national security review of Elon Musk's business ventures which could see the plutocrat's purchase of Twitter blocked by the White House, in part because Musk is perceived as having an "increasingly Russia-friendly

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/new-media-are-as-intertwined-with-imperial-power-as-old-media ❖ Alan MacLeod has a new article out with Mintpress News showing how most of the supposedly independent "fact-checking" organizations which Facebook has partnered with to police the information people are allowed to see on the platform about the war

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/silicon-valley-corporations-are-taking-control-of-history ❖ Twitter has imposed a weeklong suspension on the account of writer and political activist Danny Haiphong for a thread he made on the platform disputing the mainstream Tiananmen Square massacre narrative.The notification Haiphong received informed him that Twitter had

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/untitled❖Twitter has published what it calls a "crisis misinformation policy" announcing that it will be actively reducing the visibility of content found to be false which pertains to "situations of armed conflict, public health emergencies, and large-scale natural disasters."If

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/billionaires-only-come-to-the-rescue-in-movies-and-comic-books ❖ Twitter has done an about-face and sold the company to the richest person in the world for $44 billion.Rightists are having a merry old time making fun of the melodramatic reactions from high-profile liberals who fear Elon Musk's purchase

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/more-escalations-in-online-censorship?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing ❖ YouTube has been deleting videos disputing the US government narrative about Russian war crimes in Bucha, Ukraine, validating concerns we've discussed previously that Silicon Valley platforms would begin censoring anyone who challenges the authorized version of events in this

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/people-overestimate-the-us-war-machine-and-underestimate-the-us-propaganda-machine ❖ If you use Twitter and engage with the subject of the war in Ukraine, you've probably noticed a verified account called The Kyiv Independent pop up while you're scrolling through your feed which puts out highly biased content in